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World’s biggest freshwater fish, a 660-pound stingray, caught in Cambodia | CNN

Cambodian villagers on the Mekong River have caught what researchers say is the world’s biggest freshwater fish ever recorded, a…

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Sri Lanka only has enough fuel for about five more days, minister says | CNN

Sri Lanka’s fuel stocks will last for about five more days, its power and energy minister said on Thursday, as…

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China blasts US ‘bully’, says it will ‘fight to the end’ for Taiwan

“Taiwan is first and foremost China’s Taiwan,” Wei told the Shangri-La Dialogue, Asia’s premier defense conference, adding that China would…

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Thailand just decriminalized cannabis. But you still can’t smoke joints, minister says

Speaking to CNN in an interview ahead of the move, Thai Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said he expected legal cannabis…

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South Korean, US fighter jets in show of force amid North Korea nuclear test fears

“South Korea and the US have demonstrated their strong ability and will to strike quickly and accurately against any North…

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Singapore’s dengue ’emergency’ is a climate change omen for the world

The Southeast Asian city-state has already exceeded 11,000 cases — far beyond the 5,258 it reported throughout 2021 — and…

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South Korea, US launch eight missiles in response to North Korea

Seven were fired by South Korea and one by the US, according to the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff,…

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Kenichi Horie: 83-year-old Japanese man on verge of becoming oldest person to sail solo across the Pacific

Tokyo (CNN) — Sailing solo across the world’s largest ocean once is enough of an achievement. But 83-year-old Japanese ocean…

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1 billion meth pills seized as Asia sees record drug increase | CNN

CNN  —  More than one billion methamphetamine pills were seized in East and Southeast Asia last year, a record figure…

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Why is it so risky to fly in Nepal?

When a Tara Air flight crashed into a Himalayan mountain at an altitude of about 14,500 feet on Sunday it…

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